Jonas Meurer writes:
This is the issue. I don't know how the Debian packages do this, but I recommend having a 'mailman' user that owns everything and running commands as that user.
The Debian package uses user
list for this. It also provides a
mailman-wrapper which takes care of running mailman commands as this
It would be awesome if the upstream /usr/bin/mailman command could take care of this automatically, making the wrapper command obsolete.
What precisely is "this"? We already have the mailman command; are you suggesting it should be suid/sgid mailman/list/whatever? That's pretty obviously a vulnerability. If there are any RCEs anywhere on your host, your Mailman is pwned. If you know your installation is secure enough or you just don't care, fine, chmod it yourself.
If not, how do you propose upstream "take care of it?"
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